YELLOWKNIFE (June 2, 2014) – Winners of the Get Reel contest were announced on the Department of Health and Social Services website for World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2014.
Get Reel is a contest where students in Grades 5 to 12 in all three Northern territories make their own short anti-tobacco ads. This is the second year Get Reel has run as part of the Smoke Screening program. There were 72 ads created, 15 from NWT schools.
Winners’ names and schools can be found at: http://www.smokescreening.ca/get-reel.html.
The winning entry from each territory will receive a $1000 cash prize and will be aired on Northern TV; the second place entry will receive a $500 cash prize; and 3rd place entry will receive a $300 cash prize.
All ads made by the students and highlights can be viewed on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/HSSCommunications
For more information:
Department of Health and Social Services
Tel: (867) 920-8927